Principal: Throw canned goods at attackers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WHNT) — VALLEY, Alabama – You’ve likely heard of students bringing canned food to school for food drives, but have you ever heard of bringing a canned food more…

Contagious diarrhea closes middle school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYCENTRALJERSEY) — PERTH AMBOY – Students attending William C. McGinnis Middle School and their teachers are not scheduled to return to class until at least Thursday as the more…

'Pillars of Creation' evaporating

by Andrea Shea King -- First photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope and observed in 1995, the so-called "Pillars of Creation" now appear to be ablating or evaporating away. The spectacular three giant more…

Student IDs critical to Common Core campaign

by Bob Unruh -- The issuance to students of IDs that connect them to their test scores is critical to the overall success of the federal government's Common Core educational program, according more…

3rd-grader threatens to machine gun students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IFIBERONE) — MOSES LAKE, Washington – A third-grade student was placed on “emergency expulsion” after making threats to shoot his fellow students. North Elementary School Principal Doug Luiten more…

Student gets 3-year jail term for atheism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — CAIRO — An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to three years in jail for announcing on Facebook that he is an atheist and for insulting more…

Astronomers seek widest view ever of universe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SEATTLE TIMES) — At the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society last week, the booth devoted to a revolutionary new telescope called the LSST got a lot more…

School has annual budget of just $160

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY) — First came the calls. Then the reams of paper, more precious in a cash-strapped public school than gold. Finally, the checks arrived. Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary, more…